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  • A University Agrees to Reimburse $22,000,000 to Resolve Allegations Concerning Medically Unnecessary Lab Tests and Deceitful Billing Practices
    A University Agrees to Reimburse $22,000,000 to Resolve Allegations Concerning Medically Unnecessary Lab Tests and Deceitful Billing Practices

    The University of Miami, on 10th May 2021, consented to reimburse 22 million U.S. dollars to settle allegations that it breached the False Claims Act by procuring laboratory tests that lacked...

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  • Owner of a Care Facility Consents to Repay the Federal Government $214,200 to Settle Claims Concerning COVID-19 Screening Procedures.
    Owner of a Care Facility Consents to Repay the Federal Government $214,200 to Settle Claims Concerning COVID-19 Screening Procedures.

    On 10th May 2021, Care Initiatives, a Texas-based corporation with a home office located in West Des Moines, Iowa, consented to reimburse the Federal government 214,200 U.S. dollars to settle...

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  • Mountaineer Drug, Inc., To Reimburse Civil Financial Penalties to Settle Purported  Breach of the Controlled Substances Act
    Mountaineer Drug, Inc., To Reimburse Civil Financial Penalties to Settle Purported Breach of the Controlled Substances Act

    On 10th May 2021, Mountaineer Drug, Inc., which ran a pharmacy within Whitesville, Boone County, agreed to reimburse civil financial penalties to settle claims that the pharmacy breached the...

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  • Pittsburgh-based Doctor Indicted with Defrauding Health Care Programs and Illegal Opioids Distribution.
    Pittsburgh-based Doctor Indicted with Defrauding Health Care Programs and Illegal Opioids Distribution.

    Pittsburg, Pennsylvania – A Pittsburgh-based doctor has been charged by a Pittsburgh federal grand jury on indictments of breaching federal Controlled Substances Act and health care fraud,...

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  • California Doctor Indicted with Medicare Fraud
    California Doctor Indicted with Medicare Fraud

    A woman from California was apprehended on 6th May 2021 in Los Angeles, California, on criminal health care fraud indictments stemming from her fraudulent home health certifications and linked...

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  • Pamisage Owner Charged with Health Care Fraud and Aggravated Identity Theft
    Pamisage Owner Charged with Health Care Fraud and Aggravated Identity Theft

    Norfolk, Virginia – On 6th May 2021, a federal grand jury submitted an indictment indicting an owner of a Williamsburg wellness center with stealing the Virginia Medicaid program and other...

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  • South Dakota Woman Convicted Of Identity Theft and Health Care Fraud
    South Dakota Woman Convicted Of Identity Theft and Health Care Fraud

    Bob Murray, Acting U.S. Attorney, announced on 6th May 2021 that Holli Telford Lundahl, 64, from Oelrichs, South Dakota, was sentenced by a jury on indictments of three health care fraud counts...

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  • St. Joseph’s Hospital and Neurosurgical Associates Reimbursed $10,000,000 to Settle False Claims Act Violation.
    St. Joseph’s Hospital and Neurosurgical Associates Reimbursed $10,000,000 to Settle False Claims Act Violation.

    Glenn McCormick, Acting United States Attorney, reported on 5th May 2021 that Neurosurgical Associates, LTD and Dignity Health, doing business as St. Joseph’s Hospital, consented to pay 10...

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  • An Alabama Physician Sentenced for Breaching the Controlled Substance Act
    An Alabama Physician Sentenced for Breaching the Controlled Substance Act

    An Alabama physician and her spouse were sentenced to an imprisonment term of 52 months and 30 months, respectively, on 4th May 2021, for prescribing and distributing controlled substances...

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